Australian Catholic University (RTO 3578)
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Start a meaningful new career as a religious leader and educator with this practical Master of Professional Studies in Theology course from Australian Catholic University.
Designed for students seeking to enhance their leadership capacity in an educational or church setting, this course will deepen your understanding of Christian theology and help you develop advanced skills, knowledge and engagement with the discipline of theology.
Catholic organisations have identified a need for professionals to better understand and promote the mission, identity, and ethos of the Catholic Church. This course has been uniquely designed to address this need, ensuring your study is relevant and effective. While this qualification is not a teaching degree, it will equip you with the skills, insights and leadership abilities help you support and shape a new generation of faithful.
In this course, you'll choose from a diverse range of subjects to shape your learning, including contemporary Christian practice, early Christianity, liturgy, Christian thought, ancient languages, ethics or philosophy. You'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge, with study tours available for students of this course.
If you're passionate about working with youth and new learners, this course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and insights required to be an effective leader and create real change.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this theology course, the subjects you may study include:
Whether you choose to study online or at one of ACU’s many upbeat campuses, you’re sure to receive the support you need to succeed and thrive with your studies.
Students of ACU can access their Academic Skills Unit, which will help build your skills around exam prep, offer study tips, writing tips and more. Access online resources, participate in workshops, ask questions via their ‘Ask an Adviser’ online services, book a consult, or simply drop-in.
Their team of staff and researchers are all about offering students an education with greater purpose – empowering students to achieve goals and accomplish something great!
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Professional Studies in Theology course from Australian Catholic University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to build a rewarding career educating, mentoring and supporting others in an education or religious setting. While this qualification is not a teaching qualification, it will equip you with the skills, confidence and abilities to effectively lead, teach and mentor people in a theological setting.
The advanced skills in research, evaluation, communication and analysis you will develop during this course may incline you to further post-graduate study, or assist you in effectively working to develop social and theological policy and programs.
Wondering where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Australian Catholic University offers flexible payment methods for students. You may choose to pay course fees upfront, on a payment plan, or through a FEE-HELP loan for eligible candidates.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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